Anchusa azurea Loddon Royalist (Alkanet)
- Usually Flowers : May, June, July
Rosettes of coarsely hairy basal leaves. Sturdy, branching stems carry intense blue flowers. May to July. Ht.90cm.(3ft.). Grow in full sun and moist, well-drained, fertile soil. Can be cut back hard after flowering to give repeats. Good for borders. Attractive to bees.
Nepeta Six Hills Giant (Catmint)
- Usually Flowers : June, July, August, September
A dense mound of strong, tall stems with aromatic, light grey-green leaves. Spikes of blue flowers. June to September. Ht.90cm.(3ft.). Evergreen. Grow in full sun or part shade and well-drained soil. Good for borders. Excellent for bees and butterflies.